Today: Rain ending and clearing skies. An afternoon high in the upper 50s to near 60.
Tonight: A fair sky and seasonably cold with a low in the mid/upper 30s.
Saturday: Sunny early, then a mix of sun and clouds. An afternoon ... More...
HAMILTON COUNTY FAIR
the 23rd Annual Hamilton County Fair for 2012
is this weekend, September 29 & 30 at Chester Frost Park----event is 10:00 am til 6:00 pm both days.
Enjoy a wide variety of foods, hand-made arts and crafts, and live music on two stages. The community stage features gymnastics, dance, martial arts and performances by local groups.
New this year! See 17 acts compete for the $500 prize at the County Fair Talent Show on Saturday at 4 pm... One of media judges - ME...
Hear live music on two stages by 24 bands including the Bluegrass Pharaohs, Tin Cup Gypsy, Huckleberry Wine and the Beaters. This year's Agricultural Arena lineup includes some great new equestrian performances and educational presentations by the Hamilton County 4-H Club. Special dog exhibitions including a sled-dog demonstration will also be held in the Ag. Arena.
Remember, the County Fair is a "park and ride" event! There is no on-site parking at Chester Frost Park. To get to the fair, catch the shuttle at Northgate or Middle Valley Recreation Center. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for children 3-12. There is no admission fee and lots of free things to do and see at the Fair!
The fair will be held rain or shine. Strollers and wheelchairs are allowed. Bags will be checked prior to boarding. All vehicles with proper handicap designation will be directed to an onsite parking area and guests will be shuttled via handicap accessible vans to the fairgrounds.
For more information, including a downloadable map and performance schedule, go to www.hamiltontn.gov/fair or call 209-6030
Congratulations to newschannel 9's Facebook Friend of the Day!
Blake Kincaid who Is a Police officer in Soddy Daisy, and is also a Master at Arms in the Navy
Enjoys going to Lookouts games, listening to bands like Nicklelback, Train and Jars of Clay -
The curtain's about to rise on this year's talented group of CHOO CHOO KIDS, the signature musical theatre group at the Center for Creative Arts. Every fall, Carrabas Italian Grille hosts a fundraising dinner at CCA, which precedes the debut performance of the newest Choo Choo Kids' production, and that event is coming up SOON. ---for more information call 423-209-5929
CHATTANOOGA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CHANGEMAKERS
chattanooga chamber of commerce changemaker is George Yu with Variable Technologies
Sleek white walls, contemporary concrete floors, modern 27-inch Mac desktop computers and the silent hum of a Pick-and-Place circuit board assembly robot are the prominent features of a new technological hub tucked away on the third floor of The INCubator.
Called Variable Technologies, the company is quickly making a name for itself as the developer of its star product, the NODE - a hand-held powerhouse of sensors specializing in Bluetooth technology, LED lights, climate modules and much more.
For more information go to www.variabletech.com or call 423-531-6155
HOW HAS THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HELPED YOUR COMPANY
for more information call the chamber at 423- 756-2121 or go on line to www.chattanooga-chamber.com
MR FOOD - for todays receipe go to www.mrfood.com
FREE BOOKS, FREE LEARNING CHECK-UPS, AND FREE FAMILY PASSES TO THE CREATIVE DISCOVERY MUSEUM !
When you enroll your child in Project Ready for School, your child can receive
all this free stuff - all it takes is about 10 minutes
That's about all the time it takes to find out if your child's learning skills are developing on-track!
Learning check-ups are for children ages 5 and under, and they can give you information on how your child is developing in comparison to other children his or her age. Project Ready for School will send your child a new learning check-up each year. As a bonus, you will receive one FREE family pass to the Creative Discovery Museum with your child's results!
The big news is that the learning check-up are now online and your child can have a check-up in the convenience of your own home and on your own schedule.
No more waiting for a form to arrive in the mail. Just go to www.LiveUnitedChattanooga.org/checkup and fill out the questionnaire online. Or you can call 423-752-0302
You'll receive your pass to the museum in 4 to 6 weeks.
Then there are the free books for all area children ages 5 and under
Imagination Library is a FREE book program for children under the age of 5. Children enrolled in Project Ready for School will receive one free book in the mail each month, until their fifth birthday!
Your child will begin receiving books within 8 -10 weeks after enrolling in the program.
To enroll your child or change your address, contact Jan Brooks at 423-752-0328 or email@example.com.